On February 28, 2022, Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. recalled enoki mushrooms which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced.
The California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division strongly recommends that meals program operators take precautions to make sure these merchandise usually are not served or consumed and as an alternative are disposed of or returned to the place of buy per the producer’s directions.
Please word that per the FDA, these merchandise usually are not U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food objects.
The following info is instantly from the FDA:
Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling all circumstances of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages and 150g/5.25-ounce packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of China) as a result of it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which may trigger critical and typically deadly infections in younger kids, frail or aged individuals, and others with weakened immune programs. Although wholesome people might endure solely short-term signs akin to excessive fever, extreme headache, stiffness, nausea, stomach ache and diarrhea, Listeria an infection could cause miscarriages and stillbirths amongst pregnant ladies.
The recalled merchandise have been distributed to (Chicago IL/ Los Angeles CA/Dallas TX) via produce distributors or wholesalers to retail shops by 1/4/2022 and the affected lot quantity is 300511.
The Enoki is available in a 200g/7.05ounces, UPC: 6953150100684 and 150g/5.25ounces UPC: 6953150110157. Product is packaged in a vacuum sealed plastic package deal with higher clear and decrease portion has a black background. The product is “Product of China” and there’s no English translation on label. There aren’t any enterprise title & deal with printed on packages.
No diseases have been reported to this point.
The potential for contamination was found after routine testing by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200gram package deal of Enoki.
The distribution of the product has been suspended.
For additional info on this recall, please go to the FDA Safety Alert web page
Consumers or program operators with questions concerning the enoki mushroom recall can contact the Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. customer support hotline by telephone at 323-720-9126.
If you have some other questions relating to this topic, please contact Jeremy Partsch, Office Technician, by telephone at 916-322-3005 or by e mail at [email protected].
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 2, 2022